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Monday, January 30, 2023

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      ANALYSIS:Siliya tribunal reveals porosity of the Zambian Constitution

      AS the past events progressed culminating in the final resignation of Communication and Transport minister Dora Siliya yesterday, serious questions have been asked about the porosity of the Republican Constitution in dealing with constitutional breaches. In particular, questions have been...

      The Case against Provincial Ministers

      By Henry Kyambalesa The clause in the Mung’omba draft constitution which seeks to make provincial ministers part of the Zambian cabinet by the Commissioners to the Executive Committee of the National Constitutional Conference (NCC) chaired by Michael Mabenga can...

      Reasons for perpetuated poverty in Zambia

      By Wesley Ngwenya Here are a few reasons why we continue having poverty in Zambia. The list is not exhaustive and each item could be a dissertation on its own. Getting rid of poverty in a developing country like Zambia...

      ZESCO’s 66% tariffs hike: Recipe for Poverty Enhancement

      By Beston Chitala ZESCO, a monopolistic power utility, has consistently asserted that it does not operate profitably on account of low tariffs to justify the tariffs hike. The 66% tariff will be introduced with “approval” from the Bank Governor...

      The President we will never have

      I remember being at the 2008 Miss. NIPA function at Smugglers in Ridgeway, hosting a couple of American friends from California talking about Barack Obama and the US election. Through out the world, the 2008 elections of Barack Obama and John Mccain brought American politics in a whole different light. For the first time in history, a black was this close to becoming the most powerful man on earth. Think about it, the man went against all odds and truly changed the course of history and every black man, Obama’s election was an endorsement on the Black race. It meant recognition that Black people are able to do it and in no other place than a place best known for committing the worst known atrocities to the black race.

      Rupiah, MMD, and the Economic Malaise in Zambia

      By C.Chanda It is now common knowledge that Rupiah Banda, President of Zambia, and his MMD party have lost direction. At a defining moment in our country’s economic situation, Rupiah’s government has vigorously engaged in a fight with a private...

      Demolishing Soweto market by Lusaka City Council

      By Wesley Ngwenya The other morning we woke up only to find the famous Soweto market gone. All the market stalls were gone. This was received with utmost disbelief for most of the residents especially the men and women who...

      The Other side of the Coin

      The Zambian National Anthem- How accurate is it? By Mingeli Palata I still recall my first primary school days, the safari uniforms and shorts were the order of the day and each Monday we would go pa parade, meet the headmaster...

      The Other Side of the Coin

      The Opposition in Zambia- Whats the plan? By Mingeli Palata Political news in Zambia can be sickening. I choose to think most of you will agree with me. Most mornings when you buy or like me peep to see what the...

      Face to face with the Zambian Justice system

      A Night in a Zambian Jail By Wesley Ngwenya As the 40th birthday party of my former boss wound up, three of us decided to share a cab on our way to our homes. It was just about midnight the cab...
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      Forest Rangers Beat Zanaco to Reclaim Second Spot

      Forest Rangers are back at number two after grinding out a 1-0 home win over Zanaco on Sunday at...
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